Seattle, WA, February 23, 2017 – Embark Aviation, an airline planning and strategy firm, today announced a partnership with New York, New York based Citywide Ferry to support schedule development and implementation training for the ferry system’s new network coming to New York City this summer.
Embark will assist Citywide Ferry with schedule development and introduce best practices from other transportation modes for schedule planning and execution. Upon completion of the schedule development exercise, Embark will oversee the transition and training of the schedule planning process to the Citywide Ferry team.
“We are excited work on this innovative project with Citywide Ferry and extend Embark Aviation’s scheduling expertise to maritime transit,” says Jamie Kogutek, Vice President of Schedule Planning for Embark Aviation.
”Bringing Embark Aviation’s expertise to Citywide Ferry is going to allow us to explore proven scheduling practices that will help us better deliver reliable on-time service to our future riders”, says Paul Lambson, Head of Customer Success for Citywide Ferry.
With offices Washington D.C. and Seattle, Washington, Embark Aviation is an airline planning and strategy firm that specializes in the management of commercial functions for regional and boutique airlines. Embark’s unique portfolio of services, tools, and dedicated team bring our clients processes on par with the industry’s leading major carriers. | www.embarkaviation.com
About Hornblower Co.
Hornblower Co. is the parent company of Hornblower Cruises & Events, Alcatraz Cruises, Statue Cruises, Hornblower Niagara Cruises, Liberty Landing Ferry and HMS Global Maritime. Hornblower is a leader in maritime service and hospitality for over 35 years with over 100 vessels in its fleet. Hornblower’s newest operation, Citywide Ferry by Hornblower is the newest way for New Yorkers and visitors to “Work Live and Play” when the system launches in Summer 2017. Expected to service over 4.6 million passenger trips per year, Citywide Ferry will provide critical transportation links for areas currently underserved by transit and connect them to job centers, tech hubs and schools in New York City. | www.hornblower.com
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